- Social support is a multifaceted collection of influences in a person’s life including interpersonal relationships, community resources, perception of being loved and cared for, and access to available assistance.
- Both personal and professional support are essential to one’s well-being, especially when dealing with a chronic illness.
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Renda, Susan, and Joseph P Napora. "Social Support Systems for Diabetes." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guides, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547162/all/Social_Support_Systems_for_Diabetes.
Renda S, Napora JP. Social Support Systems for Diabetes. Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547162/all/Social_Support_Systems_for_Diabetes. Accessed December 7, 2023.
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